Top Speed: Dodge and Plymouth Stock Car Racing (Paperback)
|Author: Frank Moriarty|
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|The Chrysler engineers went through every combination that was possible. Whether it was different springs, different shocks, different sway bars, different weights.They had a book, it must have been about a two-by-three foot book It was a heck of an engineering force. -Richard Petty Seven-time NASCAR champion Winner of 200 Grand National/Winston Cup races Across decades of thrilling competition, many of NASCARs greatest drivers-from Marvin Panch to Jim Paschal, Richard Petty to Buddy Baker, Bill Elliott to Ward Burton, Ryan Newman to Kasey Kahne-have thundered around Americas legendary racetracks at the wheel of Chrysler Corporations Dodge and Plymouth stock cars. Power, innovation, and design have characterized these remarkable vehicles, and NASCARs record books have been written in the wake of their no-holds-barred competition. Now, the full story of Chryslers conquest of stock car racing is told in TOP SPEED: Dodge and Plymouth Stock Car Racing, Written by award-winning motorsports journalist Frank Moriarty, this book begins with the corporations first sales and earliest laps, then marches through the years, arriving in the present-day world of the NASCAR Car of Tomorrow. Like Moriartys best-selling SUNDAY DRIVERS: NASCAR Winston Cup Stock Car Racing and the acclaimed SUPERCARS: The Story of the Dodge Charger Daytona and Plymouth SuperBird, this new book introduces you to all the machines that have made Chryslers racing efforts so successful. But equally important are the men behind the wheel, and youll meet them all-including a special section containing exclusive conversations with Richard Petty, Buddy Baker, Pete Hamilton, and the legendarycrew chief Harry Hyde. *Author: Moriarty, Frank *Binding Type: Paperback *Number of Pages: 188 *Publication Date: 2007/07/01 *Language: English *Dimensions: 9.00 x 6.00 x 0.43 inches|
Frank Moriarty has been a correspondent for "Racing Information Systems".